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Henry Lewis Stimson
(1867-1950) born on
Sep 21
US government official. He exercised a strong influence on U.S. foreign policy in the 1930s and 1940s; served in the administrations of five presidents.
         
   
F
Gentlemen do not read each other's mail.

R
The only deadly sin I know is cynicism.
A
Honor begets honor; trust begets trust; faith begets faith, and hope is the mainspring of life.
N
If you are going to try to go to war, or to prepare for war, in a capitalist country, you have got to let business make money out of the process or business won't work.
K
The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Reason given for closing the Dept of State's code-breaking office; "On Active Service in Peace and War," p.188, 1948.
R: "On Active Service in Peace and War," 1948.
A: In "Webster's NewWorld Best Book of Aphorisms," by Auriel Douglas, 1989.
N: "Diary," 26 Aug 1940.
K: Comment to President Harry Truman; in "Newsweek," 20 Aug 1990.
   


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